Fracking companies claim that drilling, when done properly, is no threat to drinking water. But in late 2011, the EPA said fluids used to drill for natural gas most likely polluted an aquifer near Pavillion, Wyoming.
All too often journalists and content producers make assumptions that can land them in court, in jail, or worse, in their own countries or while on assignment elsewhere.
Music is transformative, but I didn't realize how much the blues could bring out the soul in a place I'd pegged as overly commercial.
Racism has proven to be a continuing and confounding reality in the story of America. Efforts such as this study help us realize that there is still much to learn and "fix" in American democracy.
The study, published last week in the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, concludes that daily administration of THC in the animals slowed the spread of HIV in their stomachs, where the virus thrives.
What I mean is that on Valentine's Day, you can't go off of love or casual crushing alone. These days, you'd better have something prepared. There's plenty of fish in the sea for college dating, but don't let the pressure swallow you up.
Scientists gathered in Alabama last month said their current research on impacts of the 2010 BP spill will help authorities deal with future disasters.
It started with a tweet by Andrea Gallo, a Louisiana State University (LSU) student announcing the birth of her book. Naturally, curiosity got the b...
Phil is not just some redneck who got rich and made it on television. He's the rule here in Louisiana, not the exception.
After studying Louisiana poverty in university, I hold a different view, and I was ready to slay St. George before it could materialize. Admittedly, I did not know its context, but I saw this same dilemma play out across the state.
(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Dec. 9, 2013 edition.) North of New Orleans, ambitious drilling plans in the Tuscaloosa ...
An engineering curriculum is often thought of as a separate subject, but it doesn't have to be. The reality is that engineers may need psychologists, artists and writers to complement their skills and deliver a project.
(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 17, 2013 edition.) Theresa Dardar, a member of the Pointe-au-Chien tribe in Terrebon...
While it's unlikely that college baseball will be able to contend with the dominance of football and basketball anytime soon, the market is growing steadily.
The tale of LSU vs Ivor van Heerden is now over, and it can only be hoped that other universities around the nation sat up and took note. Academic freedom is still alive and well in America.
Ivor van Heerden, the independent expert who spoke out for residents harmed in the 2005 flood during Katrina, was scheduled to get his day in court starting Feb. 19.